The 13km line would link Le Barachois in the west with Duparc and Roland Garros Airport in the east serving 18 stations including four park-and-ride facilities.

The journey time between the terminus stations will be around 25 minutes and services are expected to operate between 05.00 and 01.00 with trams running at six-minute headways at peak times.

The project is being developed by the Intercommunal Community of Northern Réunion (CINOR) and is due to be completed in 2022.

The line will serve part of the corridor of the 42km Réunion tram-train project, which was abandoned following a change of government in 2010.

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